molecular biology definition

  • noun:
    • The branch of biology that deals with the formation, framework, and function of macromolecules necessary to life, such as nucleic acids and proteins, and particularly using their part in mobile replication together with transmission of genetic information.
    • The branch of biology that handles the manipulation of DNA such that it can be sequenced or mutated. If mutated, the DNA can be inserted into the genome of an organism to analyze the biological aftereffects of the mutation.
    • the branch of biology that scientific studies the macromolecules of life, such proteins, lipoproteins and nucleic acids
    • the part of biology studies the manipulation of genetic series of DNA
    • the technology of gene manipulation
    • the part of biology that researches the structure and task of macromolecules important to life (and particularly along with their genetic part)

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